Hudson Valley Seed Library - Arugula

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04/05/2024 09:58:47
Foods have meanings that change over time. The Romans grew arugula for its edible leaves, flowers, seed pods, and as an aphrodisiac--the last role led to its being banned by the Catholic Church. Mesclun mix salads were staples of the Romans, but today they've been branded by some as a ''snooty'' food of the out-of-touch dining class. We're not bitter, but we don't think there are any politically incorrect foods you can grow in your garden.

The bright, peppery green grows fast and loves cool weather. Direct sow for spring and fall.
500 certified organic seeds.